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Happy Birthday Sun Ra

Today we celebrate the earth arrival day of jazz composer, philosopher and all-around creative, the cosmic Sun Ra with a specially curated Tidal playlist by our own, Solange. She took to Twitter to express how much of an impact his contributions have had on her own life. “These songs got me through the last few years.…

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A Reflection on Solange’s Guggenheim Museum Performance Piece ‘An Ode To’

It was a very warm day in NYC on May 18th and a life changing one for the more than 900 people that were lucky enough to witness Solange Knowles make history at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum with her deeply moving performance piece An Ode To. A sea of people from different cities, backgrounds,…

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Solange Accepts Artist of the Year Webby Award with 5-word Speech

The Saint Heron family is overjoyed to announce that our leading lady Solange is officially a Webby. Just over two weeks ago we announced that she was named Artist of the Year by the Webby Academy “in celebration of her remarkable use of the Internet as a force for promoting community and diversity.” Tonight Solange…

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Saint Heron Presents: The Saint Heron House New Orleans Jazz Fest

As a part of our New Orleans Jazz Fest festivities, we are back for weekend two with more exciting events in store! From May 5th-7th, join us at our Saint Heron House for an interactive experience through music and installation work. On Friday May 5th, dance the night away as you move to sounds provided…

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Interview: Kelly Rowland Talks New Book ‘Whoa, Baby!’, Finding Guidance During Pregnancy, & Motherhood

Kelly Rowland is no stranger to hard work nor success. The Grammy-award winning singer is one-third of one the best selling girl groups of all time, a successful solo artist in her own right and an actress. She’s also no stranger to helping others on their path, serving as a judge on X Factor UK…

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Solange Debuts ‘SCALES’ Performance Piece at the Menil Collection & Pérez Art Museum Miami

Recently, our own Solange composed and choreographed two performances described as an “examination of protest as a meditation through movement and experimentation of unique compositions and arrangements from ‘A Seat at the Table’.” Set in museums, each performance gives space to Black artistry and patronship, and turns the idea of museum exhibitions as we know…

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Kendrick Lamar Laments Damnation and Redemption in one Sentiment

“Is it wickedness? Is it weakness? You decide.” We’ve been so charged with the challenge to judge Kendrick Lamar‘s fourth studio album by the metrics of these two elements. DAMN., titled by the sentiment of its content, hosts a four-course meal of metaphoric genius from the Compton-bred lyricist who has faced a great deal criticism…

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Join Saint Heron For An Exclusive Cultural Series at FORM Arcosanti

Hot on the heels on of our Afropunk stage announcement, we’re happy to announce that we’ll be debuting our Saint Heron House cultural series at this year’s FORM Arcosanti. Join us in Arizona for The Secret Life of Plants installation, a special panel discussion edition of Roll Back, Say That, and a Soul Cleansing Jam…

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Saint Heron Auditions For Musicians In NYC & Los Angeles Areas

Saint Heron is currently searching for musicians in New York, Los Angeles, and surrounding areas. Vocalists, guitarists, bassists, keyboardists, and horn players are encouraged to send in a 3 minute video along with a short bio and photo to auditions@saintheron.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Listen to Our Favorite Jams of March

As we spring into April, you know we couldn’t leave you without our favorite jams from the month of March. Last month’s season change was brought to life through colorful lyrics, upbeat tempos and a yearning for warmer weather, three concepts you’ll continuously uncover throughout the latest edition of our monthly playlist. This go-round, our 12-song groove-session begins with Smino‘s “Glass…

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Interview: Steve Lacy is the Wunderkind Challenging Musical Norms

Something about California youth culture, from the reckless to the rich kids, from the bay to the border, the state has been one of the most influential meccas of all-around American mainstream. The sounds that come out of the west all seem to have this refreshing, open feel to it, telling the stories we sometimes have trouble…

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Solange, Red Bull Music Academy & The Guggenheim Museum Present: “An Ode To”

Our undeniably talented boss lady Solange will be collaborating with the Red Bull Music Academy in New York to add to its running list of groundbreaking performances at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on May 18th, 2017. Solange will activate the museum’s iconic Rotunda space with an interdisciplinary performance piece and meditation examining themes from…

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